New Humanists
New Humanists
Dec 1, 2022
The Startup City | No Republic Was Ever Greater, Ep. 3
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What if you gathered a bunch of friends, went out to the desert of Arizona, and built the greatest city that the world had ever seen? That is what Romulus does, and what Livy chronicles (except it's not in Arizona). We explore the challenges a founder faces in a startup city, how to fill it with people, and how to unify the inhabitants into one, cohesive people.

Livy's Ab Urbe Condita:

Machiavelli's Discourses on Livy:

William Golding's Lord of the Flies:

Fustel de Coulanges's La Cité Antique (French):

Fustel de Coulanges's The Ancient City (English):

Saint Augustine's City of God:

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